Bowled Over in the 1840's

Bowled Over in the 1840’s

On Easter Monday 1843, at ten o’clock in the morning, as fine holiday weather brought thousands out to the fairs at Stepney and Greenwich and…

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New Year  -  New Tricks for Old Dog ?

New Year – New Tricks for Old Dog ?

At the end of last year (2015) members of the Old Spotted Dog Trust met with the lead Director of the company that now owns…

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Visitations at The Dog

Visitations at The Dog

In April 1844 Mr William Homer returned from business in the City, met with his solicitor in Stratford (the reasons why we do not know)…

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FULL HOUSE FOR DOG BENEFIT 2015

FULL HOUSE FOR DOG BENEFIT 2015

The 2015 Save the Spotted Dog Annual Benefit attracted a full house to the Red House (also a listed building almost opposite the Inn site)…

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ANNUAL DOG BENEFIT 2015

ANNUAL DOG BENEFIT 2015

A GRAND AFFAIR Our Spotted Dog Appeal raised a brilliant £1,000 for the cause! Special thanks to Andrew L, Joyce Q, Jane L, Karen W,…

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VANDALS AT THE GATES !

VANDALS AT THE GATES !

A SCORE TO WIN ! Friends and Supporters, The campaign to save the Old Spotted Dog is at a cross-roads. We understand that the site…

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FORZA CLAPTON !  FORZA DOG !

FORZA CLAPTON ! FORZA DOG !

When was the last time you saw a major national newspaper run a piece on a non-League football club? Well, possibly Friday September 15 2015,…

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Dog Fest

Dog Fest

Save the Old Spotted Dog got out in the sunshine, blinking under the blue sky of July 2015’s Forest Gate Festival – meeting old friends,…

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A Dart, a few Beers and a Game of Cards

A Dart, a few Beers and a Game of Cards

It’s January 1961, Cliff Richard and The Shadows are topping the singles chart with ‘I Love You’ and a visitor from Melbourne, Australia, is in…

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Spotted Dog Patron re-elected

Spotted Dog Patron re-elected

  Having recovered from our various hangovers after the recent UK general election we’d like to congratulate our Patron, Lyn Brown, on her re-election as…

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